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Tag: Online Poker

The Online Railbird Report: Action Still Slow as the Big Game Goes Live

When the World Series of Poker is in town, high-stakes poker isn’t about sitting in your hotel room and clicking a mouse. The cast of characters usually found slinging chips back and forth online have all taken their game live and the nosebleed...

The Sunday Briefing: "redsfan9" Claims Top Prize; Nicolas Chouity Wins One Also

Once again many of the Sunday Majors failed to hit their guarantees, resulting in overlays for the field. Still, four players emerged from the virtual felt with six-figure scores. The Pokerstars Sunday Million saw "redsfan9" outlast the field of...

The Nightly Turbo: France Opens Online Gaming Market, Poker TV Shows Ready to Premiere, and More

It's that time again, time for you to get your daily fix off all things poker news. France opened up its online gaming market and there are a couple of poker television shows that are getting ready to premiere. Check out those two stories and more...

PokerNews WSOP Qualifier on Bodog

We know that the 2010 World Series of Poker is under way already, but they are only a week in to the festivities in Las Vegas. How would you like to join them? PokerNews and Bodog are bringing you an exciting opportunity to win your way to the...

The Nightly Turbo: The Last WSOP TOC seat, Nevada Gaming Control Board & Online Poker and More

Details have been released as to how the final World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions seat will be given away and Brian Balsbaugh takes a look at the Nevada Gaming Control Board's online poker issues and gives us his view on the situation...

Online Poker Legislation: The State Race

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and the federal hearing in the House Ways and Means Committee have grabbed the headlines of late, but it's significant movement at the state level that could make a bigger impact by the end of the...

The Sunday Briefing: Adam "Roothlus" Levy Banks Six-Figure Score

For the second consecutive weekend, the overall numbers were down on the virtual felt. The World Series of Poker is surely taking away from the Sunday Majors, but that did not stop seven players from locking up six-figure pay days. Over on Full...

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Laak's Record Attempt, Is Online Poker Coming to New Jersey, and More

In the news today we've got an update on Phil Laak's attempt to break the world record for most consecutive hours of poker played, the state of online poker in New Jersey, and more. Read the news and go enjoy your weekend.

The Online Railbird Report: Where is Everybody?

The high-stakes online tables were a ghost town this week as players flocked to Las Vegas for the opening events of the 2010 World Series of Poker. A good percentage of the nosebleed-stakes crowd including Tom “durrrr” Dwan, Patrik Antonius...

UIGEA Goes into Full Effect

C-Day is upon us, the much-delayed, dreaded and perhaps overblown compliance date for the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. UIGEA regulations are in full effect, yet the Internet poker sites don't appear to be a dry, post-apocalyptic...

The Online Railbird Report: Jared “harrington25” Bleznick Tops Light-Action Week

It was another light week at the virtual tables as many high-stakes heavy hitters took some time off from the grind to prepare for the World Series of Poker, which kicks off this Friday with the $50,000 Players’ Championship. In their absence...

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen's Up, Dwan's Down and Benyamine's Back

High-stakes online games were hopping at the end of last week, grew quiet over the weekend, and then roared back to life on Monday. Still trending downward were Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Brian Townsend, while Gus Hansen and [Bj]ungleman12...

The Sunday Briefing: Tim "RioMata" Clark Wins MiniFTOPS Main Event

The tournament action over at Full Tilt Poker on Sunday produced several big winners. Six players earned six-figure paydays. Salamander6 won the biggest prize, winning the two-day MiniFTOPS Event #25 for $150,000. Tim "RioMata" Clark defeated the...

The Nightly Turbo: Mizrachi's Tax Troubles, Rennick Pleads Guilty, and More

Michael Mizrachi is in a bit of hot water with Uncle Sam, Douglas Rennick has pleaded guilty to processing offshore bets for US citizens, and more in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen Back on the Upswing, Isildur1 Back in Action

When it comes to the nosebleed-stakes scene, everyone likes to take shots at Gus Hansen. After a miserable end to 2009, Hansen rebounded with an astonishing $1.8 million in winnings during January and February, only to lose $1.6 million of that...

SCOOP Day 8: Bußman and Naim Emerge Victorious for SCOOP Titles

Only three players came out of Day 8 of the 2010 Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars with SCOOP titles, but it took well over 12 hours for each to do so. Although he did not win the biggest individual prize after a deal had been...

The Sunday Briefing: "kate_sexy" Wins The Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee

The tournament action over at Full Tilt on Sunday resulted with three players emerging with six-figure scores. The biggest was won by "kate_sexy" who bested Andres "andressoprano" Pereyra for $107,500 in the $750,000 guarantee. Event #9 on the...

SCOOP Day 6: Traply, Ferrera, and Mackey Notch SCOOP Titles

Day 6 of the 2010 Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars offered a busy a schedule and crowned nine new champions. Collecting the biggest prize of the day, Peter "Belabacsi" Traply won the no-limit hold’em 2X-chance turbo high...

SCOOP Day 5: Brent "Astrolux85" Roberts and "nikov" Capture SCOOP Titles

It was business as usual on Day 5 of the 2010 Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars, going well into Friday before crowning its last champion. Event #12, a $2,600 knockout affair, was won by "nikov" just before noon on the East Coast...

SCOOP Day 4: Pezzin and Glantz Fall Just Short Of Capturing Titles

Compared to the first three days, Day 4 of the 2010 Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars was quite short. Two events ran and wrapped up in a quick 15 hours and change. Many big names made final tables on Day 4 but came up short of...

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